Help and Hope for the Glut1 Deficiency Community

newly updated and redesigned educational brochure

July 21st, 2017

We are pleased to introduce the second edition of our educational brochure.   Download a PDF here or email us to request professionally printed copies.

2019 conference location announced

July 19th, 2017

Please join us for our 8th biennial conference on Glut1 Deficiency on July 11-12, 2019 in Washington, DC.  Click the link below for more information. Conference Information  

triheptanoin studies at UTSouthwestern

July 18th, 2017

Dr. Juan Pascual, Glut1 Deficiency specialist and researcher at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, has announced plans for further clinical studies on the use of triheptanoin (C7) in Glut1 Deficiency patients.  These studies address new questions and will be carried out as part of a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (National Institutes of Health) and the Glut1 Deficiency Foundation. Please…

Conference registration closes July 1st – hope to see you there!

June 17th, 2017

The 7th Glut1 Deficiency Foundation conference is quickly approaching, and we hope you will be joining us! There are a few days left to make plans – registration closes July 1st and there will be no on-site registration.  Please follow find more information at our conference pages.

Glut1 Deficiency researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

June 9th, 2017

Dr. Dominic D’Agostino, Glut1 Deficiency researcher, has been chosen to participate in a NASA NEEMO 22 project, which will take place at the bottom of the ocean and simulate space conditions on Mars.   Read more at the link below, and we look forward to hearing more from him at our conference in Nashville in July! USF researcher joins NASA deep-sea mission

Spring 2017 Newsletter

June 8th, 2017

Please check out our most recent newsletter for some important conference udpates and deadlines.  You’ll also find information on results for the recent Love Some1 with Glut1 campaign as well as some family news.   Spring 2017 Newsletter

new French parent association for Glut1 Deficiency

May 22nd, 2017

  We are very pleased to share news of the formation of a new formal parent association in France for Glut1 Deficiency.  You may find their website by clicking on the logo below.  We look forward to working with all the growing number of parent associations around the world as we share a common goal of providing help and hope to the Glut1 Deficiency community.

2017 Glut1 Deficiency Foundation conference updates

May 17th, 2017

  We have some updates to share on the agenda, t-shirt orders, and a group outing to the Grand Ole Opry! Please visit our conference web pages for more information!

Ketogenic Diet Features on

May 3rd, 2017

There was a nice highlight on the ketogenic diet in this month’s newsletter from the Epilepsy Foundation of America.  Some of the information shared is outlined below: There’s a wealth of information in the Keto News section of their website, which has been edited by Dr. Eric Kossoff since 2007.  Dr. Kossoff is a world renowned expert on ketogenic dietary therapies and is a member…

feature story on Glut1 Deficiency

March 12th, 2017

We are sharing a new feature story on Glut1 Deficiency from Dr. Firas Taha and the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group.  We appreciate their interest and their desire to help spread awareness and education.